English Quarter 1

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  1. The Colonial Period
    1600-1750
  2. Bradford
    Plymouth Plantation
  3. Putitan Beliefs
    • The Bible
    • Predestination
    • Origional Sin
  4. Jonathan Edwards
    • "fire and brimstone sermons"
    • "sinners in the hands of an angry God"
  5. Revolutionary Period
    • 1750-1800
    • Age of Reason
  6. Thomas Jefferson
    'Declaration'
  7. Thomas Paine
    • "the crisis"
    • "common sense"
  8. Patrick Henry
    "give me liberty or give me death!"
  9. Rene Descartes
    "I think therefore I am"
  10. Ben Franklin
    • THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
    • the pennsylvania gazette
    • poor richards almanac
  11. IVy League
    4 schools.....?
  12. Civilization is the great corruptor
  13. Samuel Coleridge
    the willing suspension of disbelief
  14. Jean Rousseau
    Noble Savage
  15. Knickerbocker School
    Cooper,Bryant, Irving
  16. The Transcendentalists
    Emerson, Thoreau
  17. The Brooding Romantics
    Poe, Hawthorne, Melville
  18. The Fireside Poets
    Longfellow, holmes, lowell
  19. The scarlet letter
    Hawthorne
  20. moby dick
    Melville
  21. Walden
    Thoreau
  22. James Cooper
    • "the spy"
    • "last of the mohicans"
    • "featherstocking tales"
  23. Natty Bumppo
    Protagonist of leatherstocking tales
  24. william bryant
    Thanatopsis----view of death
  25. scansion
    analyzing poetry
  26. Iambic Pentameter
    blank verse
  27. Irving
    "Rip Van Winkle"--SLEEP
  28. satire
    • mockery of mankind so to improve
    • -exageration (hyperbole)
    • -irony
  29. Faust
    sell soul to devil
  30. mephistopheles
    devil's agent
  31. British/ American FLAG
    union jack/old glory
  32. Longfellow
    • "The courtship of miles standish"
    • The tide rises the tide falls
  33. Brahmins
    • rich wealthy influential
    • Kennedys
  34. The last snow
    the sonnet
  35. abba abba cde cde
    ryme scheme
  36. Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Old ironsides--uss constitution
  37. symbol of good life
    nautilus
  38. Lowell
    • abolitionist
    • "she came and went"
    • "the vision of sir lannfal"
  39. mans soul = world soul
    OVERSOUL
  40. gleam of light--intuition
    self-relience
  41. Emerson
    Self Reliance--Envy is ignorance, imatation is suicide
  42. Thoreau
    • the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation
    • The unexamined life is not worth living
    • "Walden"
    • Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity
  43. Edgar Allan Poe
    • Father of the detective story
    • "Fall of the house of usher"
    • "Bells"
    • "Annabell Lee"
  44. Gothic Romance
    • death decay and the supernatural
    • (Frankenstein and dracula)
  45. Horror
    Ratiocination
    • Gothic Romance
    • Deductive Reasoning
  46. Authur Doyle
    • Sherlock Holmes
    • hound of baskervilles
  47. foil
    contrasting character
  48. professor moriarty
    sherlock's arch-enemy
  49. macabre
    peroccupation with death
  50. Allegory
    symbolic story
  51. T.S. Eliot
    the human kind cannot bear much reality
  52. Hawthorn
    • The scarlet letter
    • minister's black veil
  53. Melville
    Moby Dick
  54. Dissillusionment
    loss of dreames
  55. Moby Dick
    • "Call me Ishmael"
    • Captain Ahab
  56. Ying and Yang
    Balance of Life
  57. Scrivener
    Copier
  58. Death is the great equalizer

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